Date: 1 Jul 2003 21:28:34 GMT
Subject: Re: Good Snow Tires for Saab 9-5 Aero?

Someone who looks an awful lot like Goran Larsson <hohnopsamlid.invalid> wrote: > In article <bdipqe$u7gjq$>, > <> wrote: >> But, of course, you still should brush the hub clean each time you >> switch rims for the season, and of course anti-seize is a must. > There should be *no* anti-seize on the surface between the rim and hub. The flat one, on the plane with the rotation of the tire, no. But the bolts, and the inner edge of the steel wheel where it goes no the hub is OK, right? > The surface between the rim and hub should be clean and dry. > The surface on the central part of the hub, the part that protrudes > through the center of the rim, should have anti-seize on it to prevent > the rim from getting stuck. I think we're both saying the same thing? >> Thanks for posting the pictures, I still need to get in to get my >> set. I wonder if they'll let me keep my current ones as spares... > I don't know about the US, but they didn't want mine back. I just > picked up a bag with the new screws and placed them in the garage for > future use. Grumble. I was at the dealer yesterday to get taillight bulbs (which, turns out, were 1157's...grumble...) and forgot to ask for my bolts. Damn. It's fairly out of the way, too. Oh well - Dave

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